Ipanema Apartments

Ipanema apartments

Located between Leblon and Arpoador, in the southern area of Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema is the most famous beach of the city, and definitely the place to be during a holiday in Brazil.

The beach is a wide stretch of blinding white sand that extends for several miles, broken into districts by Life Guard Towers (of which the most popular is Posto 9). It is nestled into a bay, and has a gorgeous mountain backdrop.

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Let’s talk about… trullo

Trulli Alberobello

Welcome to Puglia. Now that you are here, you have to know the meaning of this strange word you keep hearing around: trullo. It’s not a bad word, so don’t worry! If you ask around people will say: “a trullo is a trullo”, since it is a particular house used in this region.

In fact, trulli are traditional stone houses with conical roof, typical only of Puglia. Some of them, such as the ones in Alberobello, belongs to the World Heritage Site, since they are something not ordinary and they are seen as a part of historical Italian architecture.

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